FortiGate® Virtual Appliances and FortiGuard® Services to Protect NTT Communications’ Enterprise Customers from Cyber Threats
Last Febrary 3, 2015, Fortinet has announced that NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), has chosen Fortinet’s security platform to support their new Cloud Managed Security Services targeted at companies conducting businesses overseas, most especially in Japan. NTT Com’s cloud service Enterprise Cloud and managed security services WideAngle are now backed by Fortinet’s FortiGate VM Virtual Network Security APpliance and FortiGuard Subscription Service.
NTT Com has set the Global Cloud Vision and been providing optimized cloud environment to our customers globally since 2011. With the number of customers using our cloud services increasing, further tightening cloud security is critical. By partnering with the world’s top security appliance vendor Fortinet, NTT Com offers one-stop service to customers so that they can use the cloud flexibly and securely.
Due to the trend of security threats increasing in volume and sophistication, paired up with numerous enterprises’ needs for easy operation of security systems, greatly increase the demand for cloud-based managed services. To meet this demand, NTT Com has launched FortiGate-VM based one-stop managed security services by combining Enterprise Cloud and WideAngle.
We are honored that the virtual model of FortiGate, our flagship network security appliance protecting many of the world’s largest organizations in the world, can tighten the security for the cloud service offered by NTT Communications. I am very pleased to achieve this other key milestone in our eight-year partnership with NTT Com. Many users are now using cloud for flexibility, scalability and cost optimization. Fortinet can offer the same security functions in both hardware and virtual appliances. We will continue to strengthen technical development to secure cloud and SDN environments.
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